In Arkansas, a newly discovered outbreak already has infected 43 percent of adult bucks. CWD is 100 percent fatal. Is this what we want for Missouri’s deer herd? SOURCE: Share The Outdoors, November 25, 2016
Chronic Wasting Disease arrives in a big way in northwestern Arkansas, impacting deer and elk. The northernmost case just 15 miles south of Missouri. SOURCE: Arkansas Wildlife Magazine, May 2016
Missourians are worried about CWD, and they expect action to stop its spread sooner, not later. SOURCE: Share The Outdoors, November 23, 2016
Mad Cow disease was discovered in 1986. Experts said it couldn’t affect humans, claiming an “interspecies barrier” blocks prion diseases from jumping one species to another. Nine years later people started dying. Experts had to eat their words...